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Thursday, February 28

“Epicenter” Workshop: Events for Central Market, Tenderloin and Civic Center
Thursday, February 28 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Intersection for the Arts

A new online community event calendar is in development for the Central Market, Tenderloin and Civic Center neighborhoods called EpicenterSF.
Come learn about this new project that’s intended to help promote your events and organization within the area. There will be two informational meetings held for …

Noise Pop Happy Hour: LA’s Kitten, Francisco the Man & Beach Party | SF
Thursday, February 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bender's Bar & Grill
Noise Pop Happy Hour: LA's Kitten, Francisco the Man & Beach Party | SF

Join a Noise Pop Happy Hour at Bender’s Bar & Grill featuring three bands from the City of Angels – Kitten, Francisco the Man, and Beach Party.
7 pm – Francisco the Man
Named after an ancient vagabond from the novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” this …

Clift Hotel Swanky Happy Hour: Live Music, Cocktails & Flowers | SF
Thursday, February 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP required via Eventbrite
| Clift Hotel
Clift Hotel Swanky Happy Hour: Live Music, Cocktails & Flowers | SF

Live Lounge Performance by SF Soul, Funk, & Hip-Hop Quartet Hot Pocket (Bayonics SF)
DJ Lounge Grooves by Franky Boissy (PINK, Purple Music SF), J.Remy (Boudoir, SF)
Flower installation by Flor De Lys San Francisco
Happy Hour Cocktail specials by Bols Genever

Art Beat Acoustic Salon Happy Hour: Progressive Bluegrass Concert | Oakland
Thursday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 25th Street Collective
Art Beat Acoustic Salon Happy Hour: Progressive Bluegrass Concert | Oakland

Front Country is an SF Bay newgrass-style progressive bluegrass band featuring Jacob Groopman, Melody Walker, Jordan Klein, Leif Karlstrom, Adam Roszkiewicz, and Zach Sharpe.

Out of Africa NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12 | California Academy of Sciences
Out of Africa NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Check out Human Odyssey, a new addition to African Hall and hear from Academy scientists who conduct fieldwork in Africa including Zeray Alemseged, Bob Drewes and David Blackburn.
Sample African cuisine from Radio Africa & Kitchen, and get an up-close look at magnificent African big cats …

Shakespeare on Tour: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” | SF
Thursday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Shakespeare on Tour:

Performance is at 6 pm. Post-show Q&A with the cast is at 7 pm.

“The Sound of Rural California” with NPR | SoMa
Thursday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| California Historical Society

What does rural California sound like? What makes up the days, and what’s on the minds, of people who live in the state’s small towns? And how can reporters convey that accurately and evocatively to an urban audience?
To complement the California Historical Society exhibition I See Beauty …

Sip & Shop: Free Drinks, DJ, Styling & Discounts | SoMa
Thursday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| The Factory Label
Sip & Shop: Free Drinks, DJ, Styling & Discounts | SoMa

Join local San Francisco clothing company, The Factory Label, for Sip & Shop – a night of free drinks, DJs, personal styling and shopping locally produced pieces at their store in San Francisco on February 28, 2013 from 6-9 pm.
Free, but RSVP is required.
Everything will be 15% …

Yoshi’s Free Lounge Concert Nights
Thursday, February 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yoshi's Jazz Club (SF)
Yoshi's Free Lounge Concert Nights

Thursday February 28, 2013: Cascada Trio

Vaudeville Night: Free Comedy & Music Variety Show | Red Devil Lounge
Thursday, February 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code WSFC0228
| Red Devil Lounge
Vaudeville Night: Free Comedy & Music Variety Show | Red Devil Lounge

February 28, 2013 Lineup

JJ Schultz
Christopher Fortier
DJ Real
The East Bay 3 (W*A*S*H house band)

Free with code WSFC0228

Bicycle Bingo Night | Oakland
Thursday, February 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover, but bingo cards require a donation ($3 each, 2/$5, 5/$10)
| Actual Cafe
Bicycle Bingo Night | Oakland

Want to play a little bingo and win some prizes while breaking a sweat? Play “Bicycle Bingo” a monthly series at Oakland’s Actual Cafe where the bingo machine is actually a hacked-together bicycle contraption built by Monkey Likes Shiny that shuffles and dispenses the bingo ...

Noise Pop 2013: Tiny Telephone Recording Studio 15th Anniv. | SF
Thursday, February 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tour and craft beers. Feel free to BYOB.
| Tiny Telephone
Noise Pop 2013: Tiny Telephone Recording Studio 15th Anniv. | SF

Everyone is invited to this celebration of Tiny Telephone’s 15th year on February 28, 2013 right in the studios at the first open house they’ve ever held.
Owner and manager John Vanderslice will be your host, and every engineer and friend of the studio will be …

Magic Theatre Reading “Hookman” | A.C.T. Costume Shop
Thursday, February 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | A.C.T.’s The Costume Shop
Magic Theatre Reading

7:00pm – Hookman by Lauren Yee
Lauren Yee (Hookman) Lauren Yee’s plays include Ching Chong Chinaman, Crevice, Hookman, in a word, A Man, his Wife, and his Hat, The Tiger Among Us, and Samsara, which will receive its world premiere at Victory Gardens Theatre in their …

Free Tickled Pink Comedy Night: Chicago’s Roman Leo | SF
Thursday, February 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free - tips accepted at the end of the evening.
| The Royale
Free Tickled Pink Comedy Night: Chicago's Roman Leo | SF

Comedy Lineup: February 28, 2013

Roman Leo’s brutally goofy and blisteringly silly absurdist comedic sensibility is embraced by everyone from nerds to weirdos. Inspired by nice-guy-subversive-rebel-types he travels back and forth inducing laughter from San Fransico to Chicago and beyond.
Lydia Popovich is a SF-based comedian and …

Free “Comedy Bodega” Showcase | Mission Dist.
Free

Unfortunately , Esta Noche has closed. Esta Noche has presented the Bay Area’s best progressive comedians free of charge in the heart of the Mission. Now, new hosts are continuing the fun. Every Thursday, straight and gay comedians tell jokes on a stage that was built for ...

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Thursday, February 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman. Comet Club Comedy Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, ...

Late Night Beat Box Experiment | A.C.T. Costume Shop
Thursday, February 28 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | A.C.T.’s The Costume Shop
Late Night Beat Box Experiment | A.C.T. Costume Shop

Featuring one of Magic’s most beloved beat-box gurus EMCEE INFINITE aka Carols Aguirre of Felonious & the great SOULATI. Come to enjoy a night of musical experimentation, special guests and more.
Featuring Emcee Infinite AKA Carlos Aguirre
Thursday, February 28th @ 9:30pm
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Every Thursday

Mission Community Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Mission Community Market | SF

The Mission Community Market is a weekly, outdoor marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s diversity with fresh fruits and vegetables, street food, live music, arts, local businesses, and after-school activities.
They promote family health and are creating a fun, beautiful public space for the Mission District: the …

Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF
Every Thursday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harlot
Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF

Every Thursday from 5-10 pm is Flask Mob Happy Hour at Harlot where you’ll get a free shot if you mention Flask Mob at the door.
Please note, the flaskmob happy hour is on hiatus as of June 5, 2014.
They also feature free food and a live DJ.  These Happy …

Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF

Break up the weekday rut and get out of the house for an hour with your dog at the K9 Scrub Club weekly social hour, happening every Thursday from 6-7 pm.
K9 Scrub Club
1734 Church Street, SF (Noe Valley)
Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, …

Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland

Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance.
The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded from …

Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in.
Expect to get your Twang …

Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.  
This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous …

Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Legionnaire Saloon
Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland

Laugh your booty off at the Barbary Coast Comedy night at the Legionnaire Saloon (2272 Telegraph Avenue) in uptown Oakland every Thursday at 7 pm. 
The show is produced by Barry Katzman (Comedy Day) and often features performers who’ve appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Showtime, Comedy …

’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
'90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It's 1999 | SF

Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back.
There is no cover charge and the fun starts at 9 pm.

“Rock and Roll Comedy Jam” Night | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Milk Bar

Music and standup comedy collide every Thursday at Milk Bar on Haight Street.
Hilarious comedians from all over the country are joined on stage by the band Medicine Bug who provide an improvised musical accompaniment.

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced and hosted by Ryan Cronin. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

Drink Special: $1 off draft beers during the show
Nightlife …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman.
Comet Club Comedy
Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm
Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
FREE

Free “Deep East” House DJ Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free

Deep East is a weekly dance party held on Thursday nights at Lounge 3411 in Oakland. Each crew member is an accomplished DJ in their own right, and all are East Bay residents.
They came together out of mutual respect, love of deep beats, and a …

Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley

Every Thursday night, The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a live funk, soul, hip hop and Latin dance party from 9 pm to midnight.
Come on down to shake it to some funky live music with Anthony Ant and his house band, plus great food and drinks available …

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